About the International Rescue Committee

International Rescue Committee UK is the European headquarters of the IRC global network. We support people uprooted by conflict or natural disaster to rebuild their lives quickly, safely and with dignity.


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Latest News

  • Mother Support Groups improve the health of families in rural Myanmar

    by Dr. Sein Hlaing, the International Rescue Committee's senior health coordinator in Myanmar PALETWA, Myanmar — As the sun sets behind the steep mountains rising above this small community, a group of women gather in a small, barely lit hut. They have just finished a long day at work and sit... Read more

  • IRC mourns loss of two South Sudan staff

    The International Rescue Committee confirms with great sadness that two members of our South Sudan staff were killed last Thursday in a horrific attack on a U.N. base in the town of Bor, where thousands of civilians have sought shelter from escalating violence in the country. The first, John Gatkouth, worked... Read more

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